Syllabus Archive: Diverse Approaches to Transnationalism

Syllabus Archive: Diverse Approaches to Transnationalism

Transnationalism is broadly understood as the interconnection and movement of humans, objects, ideas, ideologies, and processes that “transcend” nation-state bo... More

Love and Collaboration in Practice: Perspectives on Co-teaching a Graduate Seminar during a Pandemic

Love and Collaboration in Practice: Perspectives on Co-teaching a Graduate Seminar during a Pandemic

In this turbulent yet potentially transformative time marked by a global pandemic and urgent calls for racial justice and equity in society, we find it imperati... More

The Anthropology of Time: A Reading List In-the-Making

The Anthropology of Time: A Reading List In-the-Making

Introductions, Invitations Given the renewed scholarly attention to time and temporality, we present a reading list on the anthropology of time. This list is an... More

Syllabus Archive: Teaching Ethnographic Research Methods

Syllabus Archive: Teaching Ethnographic Research Methods

How do we actually do fieldwork? This is a question that we seek to help our students of all levels discover in our courses, but even in graduate school curricu... More

Teaching Cultural Anthropology as a Community-Building MOOC-Style Course

Teaching Cultural Anthropology as a Community-Building MOOC-Style Course

This post highlights the introductory cultural anthropology syllabus prepared by Rebecca Howes-Mischel and Megan Tracy, which they organized in similar style to... More

A Complement to the Syllabus Archive: Primiano, Krishnan, and Sangaramoorthy's “Plagues, Pathogens, and Pedagogical Decolonization”

A Complement to the Syllabus Archive: Primiano, Krishnan, and Sangaramoorthy's “Plagues, Pathogens, and Pedagogical Decolonization”

Through the Syllabus Archive on Teaching Tools, we have worked to put together different opportunities for people to share their approaches to emergent topics i... More

Syllabus Archive: Anthropology and the “Making” of Arts and Technologies

Syllabus Archive: Anthropology and the “Making” of Arts and Technologies

Making is central to knowing. Doing ethnographic fieldwork makes this obvious. It is less obvious in the classroom, however, where sitting and reading texts tog... More

Syllabus Archive: Critical Ethnographies

Syllabus Archive: Critical Ethnographies

What is ethnography, and how do we teach about ethnography/ethnographies so that students understand the complexity of analysis? There have been many scholars w... More

Syllabus Archive Project: An Introduction

Syllabus Archive Project: An Introduction

As someone newly immersed in a university teaching environment after shedding my role as a graduate student, I was excited, yet unsure of how to approach design... More

Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

From the point of view of the governed—citizens and non-citizens alike—the way government operates can seem like a black box. Despite talk of transparency, the ... More